E38 In Which The Afghan Box Camera Challenge is Extended

This week we extend the afghan box camera and talk about developments towards that project.  We talk about the RA-4 Color reversal process more in depth, and its potential inside an ‘instant’ camera.  Ethan talks about involving Joe Van Cleave in the process.

Ethan talks about trying a Kickstarter to sell the plans for his next camera to a group of people and then giving them away free to the world.


Johnny and Perry’s discussion on presentation of images. (https://www.classiclensespodcast.com/e/93-listeners-emails-eventually/) Whole roll conceptPreview YouTube video Large format COLOR POLAROID ALTERNATIVE. Direct Positive RA-4 Reversal Prints. ft. Joe Van Cleave


Large format COLOR POLAROID ALTERNATIVE. Direct Positive RA-4 Reversal Prints. ft. Joe Van Cleave Joe’s Video on the process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ry6ycSgT8g8&t=6s

E37 What?

We’re a little all over the place in this episode.

We start off talking about the Sagrada Familia and the forms and techniques

Ethan gives an update on the printed zine and then launches into a travelogue of his trip to Spain.

Nico’s Photo News: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkcuvqBAZPgTJ9evx9wkzvA

Joaquin runs Opensx70.com

Ethan talks about what it was like to shoot the Homunculus and the Panorama every day.

Graham talks about his trip to North Carolina and why Bass is analogous to Saturation.

Nick talks about the Sunny 16 Podcast’s (sunny16podcast.com) Day Into Night challenge. Graham comes up with an idea of how to troll Graeme. Ethan talks about his Day Into Night camera.

They also talk about the challenge to produce self-developing cameras. Graham suggests our listeners give a listen to the The Lensless Podcast (https://anchor.fm/thelenslesspodcast) Episode 75 with Evil Chutney who talks about his self-developing camera.

Nick talks about his upcoming trip and the concept of what to take pictures of. He asks Ethan about what lenses are the best to use on the Homunculus.

Shoutouts Badru Jones and David Allen